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Want to replace manual thermostat with programmable.

I have a RUUD Seer 10 heat pump. I am not sure want type thermostat to get. I have purchased 2, but they only have 5 wires when my old one has 8.

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You can use a 5 wire heat pump thermostat.

Must be heatpump thermostat
red is 24 volt power
white is aux/emergency heat these usually will need to be jumped together
Green is fan
yellow is compressor contactor
blue is reversing valve
you just don't have a common so some thermostats will not work.
get one with batteries

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?? Connect Wires 5.

Labels don't match?

If a wire does not match any terminal on the thermostat,

see next page.

Quick Installation Guide

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Alternate Wiring

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